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Perfectionism needlessly stops thousands of coaches from starting and building successful coaching businesses. That’s why The Perfectionism Project helps new coaches overcome perfectionism (and the procrastination, overthinking and fear of judgement that comes with it) so they can finally build a full-time coaching business. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will keep you motivated to build your business and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with relatable stories and practical advice, this podcast is for coaches of any kind who are ready to get out of their own way on their business journey. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset, stop procrastinating and get out of your own way so you can become more productive, create a growth mindset and build a full-time coaching business. New episodes are published every Monday and Thursday and all show notes can be found at samlaurabrown.com. You can find Sam on Instagram at @samlaurabrown. You can join Sam’s group coaching program called Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd. And you can watch Sam’s free training on How To Build A Full-Time Coaching Business Without Getting Laughed At at samlaurabrown.com/fulltime.

Perfectionism needlessly stops thousands of coaches from starting and building successful coaching businesses. That’s why The Perfectionism Project helps new coaches overcome perfectionism (and the procrastination, overthinking and fear of judgement that comes with it) so they can finally build a full-time coaching business. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will keep you motivated to build your business and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with relatable stories and practical advice, this podcast is for coaches of any kind who are ready to get out of their own way on their business journey. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset, stop procrastinating and get out of your own way so you can become more productive, create a growth mindset and build a full-time coaching business. New episodes are published every Monday and Thursday and all show notes can be found at samlaurabrown.com. You can find Sam on Instagram at @samlaurabrown. You can join Sam’s group coaching program called Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd. And you can watch Sam’s free training on How To Build A Full-Time Coaching Business Without Getting Laughed At at samlaurabrown.com/fulltime.

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Australia

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Perfectionism needlessly stops thousands of coaches from starting and building successful coaching businesses. That’s why The Perfectionism Project helps new coaches overcome perfectionism (and the procrastination, overthinking and fear of judgement that comes with it) so they can finally build a full-time coaching business. Your host is Sam Laura Brown, perfectionism coach and founder of Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done. With her conversational podcast episodes and relatable stories, Sam will keep you motivated to build your business and help you feel less alone as you navigate the ups and downs of business. Filled with relatable stories and practical advice, this podcast is for coaches of any kind who are ready to get out of their own way on their business journey. Subscribe today to discover how to overcome perfectionism, escape the all-or-nothing mindset, stop procrastinating and get out of your own way so you can become more productive, create a growth mindset and build a full-time coaching business. New episodes are published every Monday and Thursday and all show notes can be found at samlaurabrown.com. You can find Sam on Instagram at @samlaurabrown. You can join Sam’s group coaching program called Perfectionists Getting Sh*t Done at samlaurabrown.com/pgsd. And you can watch Sam’s free training on How To Build A Full-Time Coaching Business Without Getting Laughed At at samlaurabrown.com/fulltime.

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English


Episodes

Ep 275: Personal Growth Update April + May 2021

6/9/2021
In this episode I’m sharing my personal growth update for both April and May 2021. I’ve been doing these personal growth updates for nearly three years now and do these so that you can get a sense of what it’s really like to build a business as a perfectionist. I hope this episode helps you take a little pressure off yourself to feel like you’re always having breakthroughs and kicking goals. In This Episode You’ll Learn: How I did a big PGSD promotion without burning out (while being 9...

Duration:00:37:45

Ep 274: How Focusing On Quantity Over Quality Can Help You Release Your Perfectionism Handbrake

6/6/2021
Something that has helped me over the course of my business journey is an idea that I first began experimenting with after the second month of starting my business. I’ve continued to use this idea in various shapes and forms in my business over the last seven years. This idea is focusing on quantity over quality and how that can help you overcome perfectionism. I know that for perfectionists focusing on quantity over quality is not going to sound appealing whatsoever. You want quality. You...

Duration:00:39:27

Ep 273: The Most Important Thing Every Perfectionist Needs To Remember About Building A Business

5/30/2021
In this episode I want to talk about the most important thing every perfectionist needs to remember when building a business. This might be something you’re hearing about for the first time or maybe you’re already familiar with this concept. I’m going to be talking specifically about how this applies to a perfectionist who is building a business and how you can use it to work for you instead of against you. In This Episode You’ll Learn: Ways you can use your perfectionist mindset to work...

Duration:00:36:14

Ep 272: 3 Simple Steps To Release Your Perfectionism Handbrake + Get Shit Done

5/23/2021
I want to share my simple 3 step process for releasing your perfectionism handbrake and getting shit done called the PGSD Process. The PGSD Process is being taught live inside Perfectionists Getting Shit Done starting on 31 May 2021. We’re doing our first ever live round. If you’re already a PGSDer you’ll be able to join us but if not, now is the time to sign up because the doors to PGSD are closing at 11:59 pm EDT on 28 May. The PGSD Process will give you all the structure and support you...

Duration:00:37:16

Why The Doors To PGSD Are Closing On 28 May

5/21/2021
I have the MOST exciting news... On 31 May, we’ll be starting our first ever live round of our all new PGSD Process inside Perfectionists Getting Shit Done. It’s going to help you release your perfectionism handbrake so you get shit done in your business and turn 2021 into your most productive year ever. Because here’s the thing… When your perfectionist mindset is working against you, building your coaching business is like driving a car with the handbrake on. The ONLY reason you’re not...

Duration:00:19:53

Ep 271: 5 Reasons You Always Feel Overwhelmed

5/16/2021
Today I want to share with you five reasons you always feel overwhelmed. Overwhelm is something that I talk about on most of the episodes in some way, shape or form. But I realise that I haven’t explicitly done an episode on overwhelm in quite a long time. So today, I’m going to talk about why overwhelm is happening. It’s so important that you understand the real reasons that you’re feeling overwhelmed. Because that’s what’ll empower you to overcome overwhelm. If you aren’t actually...

Duration:00:29:02

Plan Your Way To $10K Months (Time-Sensitive!)

5/10/2021
On 21 May 2021, I’m releasing a FREE planning workshop to help you Plan Your Way To $10k Months. In this FREE planning workshop you’ll learn… How to create an actionable plan that will get you to consistent $10k months (without leaving you overwhelmed or burned out)The 3 biggest mistakes that stop even the smartest perfectionists from consistently following through with their plans and exactly how to fix themMy proven 3-step process for getting shit done in your coaching business without...

Duration:00:04:55

Ep 270: 10 Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Perfectionism Handbrake Is On

5/9/2021
In today’s episode I want to talk to you about 10 subtle signs that your perfectionism handbrake is on. When your perfectionist mindset is working against you, building a coaching business is like driving a car with a handbrake on. And the ONLY reason that you’re not getting shit done in your coaching business is because no one has ever taught you how to release your perfectionism handbrake quickly and easily. Once you learn how to release your perfectionism handbrake, you’ll be able to...

Duration:00:28:29

Ep 269: 4 Secrets To Easy Content Creation

5/2/2021
Today’s episode is for you if you’ve been struggling to figure out what to say, when to say it, how to say it and all of those things because you’ve been scared of judgment. Maybe your fear of being judged has caused you to overthink what you’re putting out there. Maybe you don’t feel qualified enough to be sharing advice. Maybe you feel like what you would be sharing isn’t profound enough. Maybe you feel like you can’t share what you want to share because other people who are teaching...

Duration:00:29:40

Ep 268: The ONE Thing That's More Important Than Your Marketing Strategy (Besides Your Mindset)

4/25/2021
Today I’m sharing the ONE thing that’s more important than your marketing strategy (besides your mindset). This episode is to really draw your attention to a key element in success that you might’ve been overlooking. Maybe you already know that this is a problem, but you’ve been trying to solve it in ways that don’t actually work. Tune into today’s episode to learn more about the one element that’s more important than your marketing strategy (besides your mindset) and what to do about...

Duration:00:34:11

Ep 267: 5 Practical Ways To Become A Better Coach Besides Getting Certified

4/18/2021
Today I’m sharing with you 5 Practical Ways To Become A Better Coach Besides Getting Certified. If you’re a coach and you have a perfectionist mindset then it is very likely that even though you believe in your potential, you love helping people and you’ve kind of been coaching people your entire life - that you have your doubts about your coaching abilities. Coaching is a skill. It is a skill that can be learned and practiced. Tune into today’s episode to learn a few practical things you...

Duration:00:35:39

Ep 266: 8 Things I Wish I'd Known About Perfectionism Sooner

4/11/2021
I didn’t always know I had a perfectionist mindset. It only really started being a problem for me when I started my business. I just remember that I was so scared of being laughed at and I needed everything to be perfect. But I never thought I was a perfectionist because I was procrastinating too much, I was getting in my own way and I wasn’t perfect enough to be a perfectionist. Over the following years, I did the work to figure out what this mindset is and now I’m so passionate about...

Duration:00:31:38

Ep 265: Personal Growth Update March 2021

4/7/2021
Today I want to share with you my personal growth update for March 2021. I’m going to be sharing a couple of things that I’ve been getting coached on myself and journaling on a lot. I hope that it really helps you to hear a bit about what’s going on behind the scenes in my business. These episodes that I do monthly are really an opportunity for you to get a sense for how quickly things move or how slowly they move and the ups and downs that I experience. It can be very challenging to...

Duration:00:36:35

Ep 264: How To Confidently Do Things You Don't Know How To Do

4/4/2021
When it comes to building a coaching business, at every level, there'll be things you’ll have to do that you won’t know how to do yet. There’s no point in time when building your business when this isn’t the case. I know from experience how tempting it is to fantasize about this one day in the future when you’ll feel confident in everything you do. You’ll feel confident because you know how to do everything already and you’ve already had proven success. That’s not how it actually works...

Duration:00:34:22

Ep 263: 5 Surprising Ways Perfectionism Is Showing Up In Your Business

3/28/2021
Today, I’m sharing with you five surprising ways perfectionism is showing up in your business. It wasn’t until I started my business in 2013 that perfectionism started being a problem for me. Before that, perfectionism worked very well for me in the school system. Even though I was burning out, I never felt good enough and I was always procrastinating - I got good results and I got good grades. When I started my business my perfectionist tendencies really started being a problem:...

Duration:00:30:53

Ep 262: 10 Habits Successful Coaches Have That You Might Not

3/21/2021
In today’s episode I’m chatting about the 10 habits that successful coaches have that you might not have yet. This is a little check in for you to see what habits you do have and what habits you don’t have yet, so you can work on them. This episode isn't about beating yourself up or shaming yourself. This is about identifying one habit you can work on to get closer to your goal. I won’t be talking about common habits like waking up at 5am, drinking two liters of water a day and having a...

Duration:00:36:42

Ep 261: 3 Mindset Shifts That Took Me From Zero Clients To Full-Time Coach In Less Than 12 Months

3/14/2021
I’m sharing with you three mindset shifts that took me from zero clients to full-time in my coaching business in less than 12 months. This isn’t an exhaustive list of the mindset shifts that got me there. But these are three really important ones that liberated me and gave me the resourcefulness and the courage to launch my coaching services. I was able to go full-time with my services within a year. Tune in to today’s episode to learn the mind shifts that you can make to help you make a...

Duration:00:32:42

Ep 260: Personal Growth Update February 2021

3/10/2021
Today I’m sharing with you my personal growth update for February 2021. I record these episodes to share a little about what is going on behind the scenes, what I’m working on in my own business and on my personal development journey. If you’re building your business, reflecting on your month is such an incredible tool for personal development. With these episodes I really hope to normalise the ups and downs of what really goes on behind the scenes when it comes to building your...

Duration:00:38:13

Ep 259: How To Handle Haters As A People Pleasing Perfectionist

3/7/2021
Let’s chat about how to handle haters as a people pleasing perfectionist. So this is something that might be stopping you from putting yourself out there because you’re scared of getting haters so your strategy is to avoid them all together. Maybe you have gotten your first hater or someone’s told you they’re disappointed in your message or your business and you are trying to figure out how to handle that and how to keep moving forward. When we’re in the perfectionist mindset, which is...

Duration:00:36:12

Ep 258: 7 Pieces Of Business Advice That Don't Work For Perfectionists

2/28/2021
In today’s episode I’m sharing a few pieces of business advice that don’t work for perfectionists. There is obviously a lot of advice out there about how to build a full-time coaching business. When you have a perfectionist mindset, there are pieces of advice that don’t work and it isn’t because there is something wrong with how you are applying the advice. It’s because the advice doesn’t work with your mindset and it makes your perfectionist mindset work against you. Tune into today’s...

Duration:00:31:02